Harmony & Happiness

“Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.” – Jose Marti As a human being, I’ve always felt an inherent need for peace and harmony. I find it difficult when I know that I’ve offended or upset someone,…

Our Engagement Party!

I thought I’d pop onto the blog today to give you a little update on our wedding, and the celebrations we had over the weekend! A lot of people talk about the engagement period being a stressful time of life, but I have to say that I’ve found it to be a real blessing, and…

Naples through the Lens • Italy

In my high school years, I studied Pompeii & Herculaneum (as have many students). These places, along with The Bay of Naples, were so intriguing to me – and when we decided to go to Italy on this holiday, I was incredibly excited to have Naples on our list of go-to places. We had some…

A Little Life Update

Friends! Firstly, thank you for all of the support on my last post. To be embraced and encouraged by women (and men!) all over the world is so touching and exciting! The last few weeks have been absolutely crazy (in a good way), and getting notifications about comments has been so nice! A few days after we got…

A Decision to be Gracious

Being gracious isn’t always easy – and to be honest, it’s not always natural for me. Throughout my life I’ve too often come across as the sweet, innocent girl who over apologises and never gets offended by anything. While this is how I come across outwardly (mostly by choice), what’s going on in my heart…

How To: Quinoa + Chicken Salad

Hello again! I’m sorry that it’s been so long between blog posts. Although I’m technically on uni break at the moment, it’s been a really hectic few weeks. Tonight, I decided to wind down by spending some time getting creative in the kitchen. I’ve recently been really inspired by a number of amateur cooks on…

Vanuatu Mission: Part 3

The next day was a Sunday, and we went back to the church in the morning for a particularly special service. 7 of the local churches were joining together to celebrate the end of the year –  some of the women had told me about it the day before, and explained what they were planning…